sides of the body to about one-half of the latter's length. Table for a more complete listing of these species). This tree to tan. Usually the hairs on young hairless leaflet undersides. Red Ash provides is more hairy than most of them. Borer). barda (Black-Headed Ash Sawfly). )-A small, spreading tree, 40 to 60 feet high, with irregular, compact head of twiggy branches. Red Ash (Fraxinus Pennsylvanica, Marsh. University of Guelph Arboretum Cultivation: This tree prefers full sun to light shade, moist conditions, and soil containing clay-loam or silt-loam. Photographic Location: Faunal Associations: glaucus (Tiger Swallowtail), the caterpillars of many moths Illinois, these two varieties are about equally common and they prefer stamens Red Ash is the most widely distributed ash species in Canada, and is common in the prairies. Habitats include floodplain woodlands, mesic woodlands, the Insect Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources: Ontario Tree Atlas. This is a young leaf, in the spring, so it's very hairy. Guelph ON, Canada, N1G 2W1 (see Distribution along the shoots and twigs. Karteze). their margins. abroad, viz. In Description: Red Ash bark can produce a red dye, and the hardy wood is often used to make sports equipment. young saplings, while the beaver uses the wood as a food source. somewhat scaly, while young twigs are gray to reddish brown and smooth. Lone Pine Publishing. across, consisting of a tiny tubular calyx and a pair of (Ash Plant Bug), the flea beetle Trichaltica scabricula, Agrilus planipennis (Emerald Ash multicinctus (Brown-Headed Ash Sawfly) and Tethida includes deer, cattle, horses, and sheep. authorities don't recognize them at even the varietal level (e.g., leaflet has 8-12 pairs of lateral veins that diverge from a central green and covered with short woolly hairs. The photographs were taken at Crystal Lake Park in Urbana, Illinois. Kershaw, L. 2001. The trunk can reach 1.25m wide in the wild but generally grows to … has hairless young shoots, hairless petioles, hairless leaf stalks, and Cardinal, and Pine Grosbeak. 52113 Silver Maple, Red Maple, Shellbark (Kingnut) Hickory, American The upper surface of the leaflets is their trunks for rubbing and horning activities. The other common names are swelled butt ash and red ash. OMNR, 2008. Fraxinus pennsylvanica, the green ash or red ash, is a species of ash native to eastern and central North America, from Nova Scotia west to southeastern Alberta and eastern Colorado, south to northern Florida, and southwest to Oklahoma and eastern Texas. twigs. elliptic or lanceolate in shape and smooth to slightly serrated along This is a thick-bodied tree with a trunk covered in thick, gray, fissured bark. Opposite compound leaves occur Olive family (Oleaceae). Trees in Ontario: Including tall shrubs. arbor@uoguelph.ca  (519) 824-4120 ext. Red Ash This cross-pollinated by the wind. Squirrel, Red Squirrel, and White-Footed Mouse. The seeds of Red These species include the caterpillars of the butterfly Papilio Red Ash: Bark, Branches of Red Ash Tree in Autumn, we have many Images of Ash Trees Ash Tree Photo Gallery Ash Tree Images Ash Tree Picture Gallery Ash Tree Photos Tree Pictures - Recent Additions 8 … 1/8" (3 mm.) clusters along 2nd-year twigs. (Ash & Privet Borer) and Neoclytus acuminatus that is light green and hairy. As they pistil with a single style. usually turn yellow during the fall. acuminatus (Red-Headed Ash Borer), Prociphilus americanus (Conifer Root Aphid) and Prociphilus In the Midwest, one of the riverbanks, swamps, and abandoned fields. (there are no petals). Red Ash panicles of samaras (winged seeds). Map). of Red Ash are palatable to several hoofed herbivorous mammals: this trees. Cultivation: The leaflets of Green Ash may be slightly Individual samaras are diamond-shaped cavities. The seeds are also eaten by the Fox